Formula E invites Autism Speaks for an inside look at their championship race

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Several children from Autism Speaks got a chance to go behind the scenes and get a glimpse at how the annual Formula E Championship race comes together.

This year, Autism Speaks and Black & Decker teamed up to give the kids a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the track. Formula E is known as "the quiet race" because the vehicles run on electricity.

The event aims to allow children with autism, who sometimes can have a hard time enjoying motor sports because of the noise, a chance to enjoy the race.

One driver in the race also said his race suit will be auctioned off to benefit Autism Speaks.

The Formula E championship takes place Saturday and Sunday.

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